Is there a solution to this problem? How can I retrieve my information? You can try to use a different Hard drive enclosure because this can also be a problem with the enclosure, if the new hard drive enclosure works good , but if still not working you can try to take that hard drive out of its enclosure then connect it to a laptop and hopefully that way we can retrieve the data on it I think any new generation 2. Click “Add” to insert your video. The Benchmark The Seagate GB external portable hard drive reviewed here not long ago is a fine external hard drive. Now, when I plug in the two USB cables, the green light comes on and the green arrow in my tool bar on the computer comes on, but nothing else happens – the computer is not reading the hard drive.

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Hotdrive mobile 2.5 HDD

You’ve had the hard drive for a few years and I would say it’s at the end of it’s life. Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. Now, plug the cable into 2 USB ports directly on your computer. The .25 likely cause would be not enough power provided by a single USB port on your computer. Today we take a look at one such enclosure from Bytecc, their Hotdrive 2.


It sports a 2. The enclosure itself is almost as important as the HD inside.

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I hope this solution is helpful. Try to use Nokia charger to power it up separately or look for a usb cable with 2 plugs.

Bytecc’s Hotdrive ” Mobile Hard Drive

Is there a solution to this problem? Recently I was in need of a bigger external drive. The 2nd connector is needed because some USB ports do not provide gotdrive power by themselves. As for performance the unit uses USB 2. The Hotdrive is powered from a PC’s USB port and no external power is necessary, though a 5 volt power adapter port is available.

First make sure you have a clean tidy surface to work on, those screws are awfully small and will go missing in the blink of an eye. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

The two solutions that seem to work are: The external drive simply is not getting enough power. I am unable to access all the backed-up info on this hard drive!

At one end with one plug the one that goes in the hard drive and 2 plugs to connect them 2.5 the computer. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.


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It will not work with Mac stuff. Not finding what you are looking for? How can this be resolved. The Windows Disk Management snap-in will open. I’ve tried this on two different computers with the same results. One time, an orange light came on on the hard drive and went click click click before the green light came on. Luckily, this isn’t the same for current external storage solutions.

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Either the hard drive is not getting enough power, which is not likely since you have tried it on other computers, or the hard drive is bad. Posted on Sep 14, One is for data and yes, the other is for power.

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